None injured in shooting


by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI

A man was arrested after he allegedly fired several shots at his father at about 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at a home in the 4500 block of North Meade Avenue, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District police.

A 57-year-old man reported that when he returned home he discovered that his bedroom door had been broken in and that the dining room table was flipped upside down, according to police. The man reported that he called out for his 22-year-old son and the son came out of the basement and fired a gun at the floor near his feet, police said.

The man reported that his son ran to the rear door, stopped and fired at the kitchen wall, and ran out of the house, according to police. The man said that he chased his son outside and that the son jumped over a fence and fired the gun at him while he was standing at the rear deck, striking the window frame, police said.

The suspect turned himself in at the 16th District station at about 6:30 p.m. that day, according to police. He was charged with aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and unlawful discharge of a weapon, police said.

The suspect was identified by police as Steven W. Johnson, age 22, of the Meade address.


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